Full-Time Adult Protective Services Worker

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Adult Protective Services Worker

People supported by the APSW will reside in Kenora & surrounding area

Some travel in the Far North required


Kenora Association for Community Living is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Adult Protective Services Worker.  This is a unique opportunity to engage in advocacy initiatives within Northwestern Ontario.  The successful applicant must demonstrate an understanding of KACL’s values and a commitment to its service delivery principles. This Management position is contingent on funding.



Consideration will be given to the following criterion,


·         A four year degree in one of the following disciplines: Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, Social Sciences or the Humanities, or a related field;

·         A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar or related multidisciplinary field;

·         Demonstrated experience in case management;

·         Demonstrated aptitude in creative problem-solving and decision making;

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;

·         Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective and constructive working relationships with consumers, and others who are, or might be, instrumental in achieving work-related goals;

·         Able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as cooperatively and collaboratively as part of a team;

·         Computer skills – proven ability to work with Microsoft Office and Windows;

  • Must be willing and available to work evenings and weekends;
  • Must be willing and available to be part of KACL’s on-call schedule;
  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods to other communities within District;

·         Must possess a valid Driver’s Licence. Daily use of a personal vehicle is required.

·         Fluency in an Indigenous language an asset.


Details for Submissions:


          Deadline:            Applications must be submitted by October 19, 2018;




Submit to:          Please complete an on-line application at kacl.ca           

Close date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018
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Please complete an on-line application at kacl.ca